89.301 Mineralogy and Crystallography

Mineralogy and Crystallography

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7903
Status Active

This course will introduce the concepts of crystallography necessary to prepare the student to use the analytical equipment of Optical Mineralogy and X-ray Crystallography. It also contains topics on the physical properties and chemistry of minerals aimed at improving the student's ability to identify mineral samples. A significant portion of the course will be devoted to an introduction to optical methods using oil immersion and thin section techniques.

Pre/Co-Requisites: 89.303 co-req